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Lieberman hired by Kings as NBA's second female assistant

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- New Sacramento Kings assistant Nancy Lieberman recalls a conversation with Pat Riley a couple of years back when she explained to the Miami Heat executive how much she wanted to keep coaching at basketball's highest level....

Wisconsin Assembly approves Milwaukee Bucks arena deal

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The Wisconsin state Assembly voted Tuesday to spend $250 million in public funds on a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks, a deal that both Republicans and Democrats lauded as good for the state and city....

Cavs trade Haywood, Miller to Blazers

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CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Cleveland Cavaliers have traded forward Mike Miller and center Brendan Haywood to the Portland Trail Blazers to create salary-cap room and save luxury-tax money....

Warriors trade David Lee to Boston for Wallace, Babb

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The Golden State Warriors have completed the trade sending two-time All-Star forward David Lee to the Boston Celtics for Gerald Wallace and Chris Babb, the teams said Monday....

Hibbert, Williams, Bass eager for fresh starts with Lakers

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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) -- Right after Roy Hibbert, Lou Williams and Brandon Bass received their new gold jerseys Wednesday, they all spoke variations on the same theme....

NBA leaning toward no playoff guarantee for division winners
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- A division title might soon mean a banner but no assurance of a playoff spot in the NBA....

Silver has 'no doubt' NBA could see a female head coach

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Adam Silver has "no doubt" the NBA could see a day when Becky Hammon or another woman is a head coach....


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